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A tribute to a special little flower ! This tune is well known but it is quite a bit different than the famous one.
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Uploaded: Dec 04, 2013 - 09:29:37 PM
Last Updated: Dec 04, 2013 - 09:29:37 PM Last Played: Jul 08, 2019 - 07:15:57 PM
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woofer3 said 2115 days ago (December 5th, 2013)
Edelweiss
There is nothing much I can say that I have not said before about your natural ability in both the playing department or the vocals. This arrangement and treatment of Edelweiss is refreshing and very beautiful. This is [as usual] you against the elements and you [as usual] have come off best. Bill you sound about thirty on this - very in vogue. Way to go.....
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thetiler said 2114 days ago (December 5th, 2013)
Thanks woof
!
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sheilad said 2115 days ago (December 5th, 2013)
Beautiful
One of my all time favorite tunes and you made it even more wonderful. Loved this version
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thetiler said 2114 days ago (December 5th, 2013)
Glad you liked it!
!
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SmokeyVW said 2114 days ago (December 5th, 2013)
a new song
you made this sound all new for me. very cool!

thanks
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thetiler said 2114 days ago (December 5th, 2013)
Thanks Smokey
! And of course for being such a wonderful contributor to MJ!
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Doug Somers said 2114 days ago (December 5th, 2013)
Blossoms of Snow
The ringing clarity of your finger style and vocals is always a breath of fresh air Bill. I've not heard this bouncing dance (?) version but it is quite catchy and offers a new take on the well known ballad. Fabulous tone as usual and you really do make playing like this sound so easy. That's the clue that it isn't really and we are hearing skill at work.

Thanks for the download.
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thetiler said 2114 days ago (December 5th, 2013)
Just heard your TERRIFIC
orchestral piece (the latest one) Wow. So well done.

Thanks Doug for stopping by!
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paul f. page said 2114 days ago (December 6th, 2013)
The "western" Edelweiss...
This is really well done, Bill. I love your wonderful guitar playing, and the vocal take on the original is really refreshing and certainly beats the heck out of Christopher Plummer's insipid rendition of the original. You have given this little flower and the music associated it with some entirely new life that is considerably more filled with joy than the original.
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thetiler said 2114 days ago (December 6th, 2013)
Reality
sets in at the end though, joy only lasts when viewing the flowers then of course they had to leave the place of the their true love. That is the reason I let a slowness at the end to reflect their sorrow. But the joy and the power of flowers can give incredible inspiration! Thanks much Paul !
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PeterB7858 said 2114 days ago (December 6th, 2013)
Edelweiss
Lovely take on a song that has almost become a cliché. I really like the jaunty approach and the crisp, full sounding guitar work. The ending is reflective and anti-triumphal and works really well. Thanks, Peter.
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sschedra said 2113 days ago (December 6th, 2013)
Bill
Excellent guitar work and production skills here. Well presented and natural sounding vocals that sit in the mix just right. Very pro and pleasing version. Get's my vote.
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thetiler said 2113 days ago (December 6th, 2013)
Thanks sschedra
for taking the time to give a listen!
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DWL said 2113 days ago (December 7th, 2013)
What a brilliant version!
Quite unexpected.

Makes what I'd always thought of a rather sickly sweet piece of music into something new and exciting.

Cheers

Dick
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Tokyo_Sexwhale said 2111 days ago (December 8th, 2013)
Marvelous
The original is a lullabye, and yours is a good morning song. Beautiful.
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bronco said 2109 days ago (December 10th, 2013)
Custom Made
Bill you are really doing a good job of coming up with your own arrangements that fit your voice. Of course the guitar has never been a problem. You make that thing stand up and cheer, or glide across the landscape. Nice work!
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thetiler said 2109 days ago (December 11th, 2013)
Thanks Tom
Also thanks DWL and T_S
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Philip18 said 2106 days ago (December 14th, 2013)
Edelweiss
Great guitar playing and lively vocal. Very entertaining, Bill.
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thetiler said 2105 days ago (December 14th, 2013)
Thanks !
!
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RichardSchletty said 1948 days ago (May 20th, 2014)
Happy to hear this
Love your voice as much as your playing here. We have fallen way out of touch, Bill. Let's reconnect!
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thetiler said 1825 days ago (September 20th, 2014)
Thanks
`Richard! For stopping by sorry I Have not checked some of my songs lately! I'm off to hear your latest !
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